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What does Millar mean?

Millar Pronunciation of Millar [mil-lar] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the name Millar means "one who grinds grain". Millar is an alternate spelling of Miller (Old English): occupational name.

Associated with: old english.


Millar has 1 variant: Myller.

2 more different relations via Miller: Millard and Millen.

Creative forms:
(male) Miler, Minlar, ..

(female) Millor, Milmar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Millar Constantine (M.C.), ..

How popular is Millar?

Millar is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#5204 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Millar (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Millard and Miller (#825 in 2015). Other forms, like Myller, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Millar was at its most widespread in the 1880s (adoption of 0.1%) and is now much lower, with the version Millard becoming less stylish. Miller is the most chic baby name in this compilation. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Millard, Miller in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Millar and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Millar is alike in pronunciation to Meilyr, Mueller and Muller. Other recommended names are Allgar (see Alger), Allvar, Alvar, Amilcar, Aylmar, Delmar, Dillan, Elgar, Ellar, Ellgar (see Alger), Elmar, Fillan, Gillan, Gulzar, Halvar, Hilar, Hillard, Hillary, Hiller, Jimar, Kylar, Lollar, Makar, Mallen, Mallery, Mallik, Mallin, Mallory, Mar, Marlan, Melker, Mellan, Mellen, Mellin, Micah, Mical, Micha, Michal, Migdal, Mihai, Mikal, Milan, Milbank, Milborn, Miles, Millborn (see Milburn), Millburn, Millerd, Millford (see Milford), Mills, Millton, Millward, Milo, Milt, Miltie, Miltin (see Milton), Milton, Milward, Miner, Minor, Nizar, Palmar, Skielar, Skylar, Tilar, Ulmar, Villard, Willard, Willmar (see Wilmer), Wilmar, Wistar and Xiomar. These names tend to be more frequently used than Millar.

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